Monday, November 7, 2011

A shop with a great cause and a great give away! Blue Start Vermont.

BluestarVermont shop owner Megan and her Twin sister Molly create the most fantastic vintage inspired aprons in their Etsy shop . Offering adult and doll sized aprons this shop has something everyone is sure to fall in love with. The American Girl doll aprons come with a matching oven mitt and are priced at $20.00 a set.
 This Etsy shop is located in Woodstock Vermont and their area was recently affected by Hurricane Irene though their own home was not damaged many of their friends and neighbors were not as lucky.  The Twins have decided to donate a portion of their Apple Apron sales to the VT Flood relief.
These very stylish aprons sell for a very reasonable $34.00. Half apron style is also available
The sisters also have a blog called that shares more of their story, crafting history and some fantastic recipes.

A bit about Blue Star Vermont:
"We are twin sisters sewing away in the heart of Vermont, one in a log cabin, the other down the road, both with sewing rooms overlooking the lovely Kedron Brook. Our first sewing machine came Christmas morning when we were nine years old. We've been creating ever since. Along the way we raised families, and among many other things, taught handwork at our Waldorf School and began a sewing program for women in prison. There we saw the healing power of someone learning she can sew an “outa here bag” to have when she walked out of those prison doors. Our latest love is vintage. Opening our first antique 1940's mail order apron pattern and holding those unprinted tissue paper pieces, we were hooked. We work from our antique pattern collection to create fun, flirty and flattering aprons for all ages and our favorite dolls on Etsy and baby bibs too."

"American Girl Doll Vintage Apron in Pink Leaves:
This apron is reversible! Yes, two aprons to enjoy and a matching quilted oven mitt to add to the fun.

We have been making aprons from original vintage 1940's patterns for women and scaled our pattern to fit our American Girl dolls. This apron has a sweetheart neckline, a bright chartreuse tulip-shaped pocket, a swing to the skirt, and a hemline that dips to a point, just like the aprons we make in mom-size. With a simple velcro closure in the back, it is fun to put on and take off.

The apron is made from a quilter's quality 100% cotton pink, chartreuse, chocolate and white leaf print with a chartreuse shoulder strap. The apron reverses to lovely hot pink. ( See second photo.) The oven mitt is a bitty version of what Mom uses in the kitchen. It is handmade from the same  leaf print fabric with a chartreuse lining, cotton batting and a hot pink bias trim.

We make this apron in a girl's size to match and a matching apron for Mom! Go to our shop to see this apron set in a kiwi and strawberry print."

Megan and Molly have offered to send one of our lucky readers a doll apron and oven mitt. If you would like to enter to win you must have your parents permission first (of course) as well as visit their blog and Facebook page and leaving a comment and then email me at and in the subject line you must put Apron Contest. Megan will send out an apron and oven mitt to the winner chosen by random draw on November 30th .

I  hope you will take time to visit Blue Star Vermont  and their Etsy Shop . As well as enter our contest.

Don't forget to enter this contests ask your parents and please leave a comment on their blog or Facebook page then email me at Contest is open to all residence of North America Mom's, Grandma's, Aunties and girls of all ages (brothers and dads you can enter too)
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